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# Singer

Last year
# Singer
Bye Bye Birdie star Bobby Rydell dies aged 79
Rydell was among a wave of US teen idols who emerged after Elvis Presley and before the rise of The Beatles.
All time
# il divo
Il Divo singer Carlos Marin dies aged 53
Tributes poured in for the German-born Spanish baritone on social media.
# us singer
Legendary singer Tony Bennett reveals Alzheimer's diagnosis
“Life is a gift – even with Alzheimer’s,” Bennett said on Twitter.
# van halen
Eddie Van Halen dies aged 65
Tributes have been paid to the musician who has died after a long battle with cancer.
# Rocket man
Elton John denies breaching ex-wife’s privacy agreement in £3 million claim
Renate Blauel is suing John for allegedly breaching an agreement the pair signed after their divorce in 1988.
# political songs
81 killed in protests after death of Ethiopian singer
Hachalu Hundessa, whose songs gave voice to marginalisation, was shot dead on Monday night.
# World Tour
'This moment broke a little piece of my heart': Singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran
Stone says Iran was the last country of her world tour.
# Rising Star
Who is Lizzo? The singer and rapper who jams on the flute and works with the Kardashians
The woman responsible for some serious bangers.
Charles Aznavour, 'France's Frank Sinatra', dies aged 94
His most famous songs include She and Dance in the Old Fashioned Way.
# Say a little prayer
Aretha Franklin 'gravely ill', says US reporter and family friend
Franklin, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2010, last performed in November 2017.
# Los Angeles
Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose
The 25-year-old singer has struggled with addiction problems in the past.
# the aras
'Nobody has approached me': Frances Black says she has no intention of running for president
Sinn Féin is due to hold meetings with a number of independents about the presidential election.
Police confirm the death of Dolores O'Riordan is not being treated as suspicious
The singer was in London for a short studio recording session.
# stable
Driving Home For Christmas singer Chris Rea collapsed on stage
It’s understood that the 66-year-old singer is now in a stable condition.
Country music star Glen Campbell dies aged 81
Campbell’s family said the singer died this morning in Nashville.
# DJ David Mueller
Jury selected in trial of man accused of groping Taylor Swift
A radio DJ is accused of grabbing her backside at an event in June 2013.
Shane MacGowan expresses thanks for support after mother's death in car crash
Therese MacGowan died after her car struck a wall in Tipperary.
# unexplained
George Michael's partner who found him dead said 'everything had been very complicated recently'
Police described the singer’s death as “unexplained but not suspicious”.
# Buble
Michael Bublé's 3-year-old son has been diagnosed with cancer
The singer has said that he and his wife are ‘devastated’ at the news.
# Cancer battle
"I caught it early, I’m incredibly lucky": Singer Brian Kennedy reveals he has cancer
Kennedy said that tests had shown the cancer hadn’t spread to his other organs and that it had been caught early.
# Trouble
Chris Brown keeps posting videos online as police wait outside
Authorities received a call from a woman who was looking for help from inside his property.
# meat loaf
Singer Meat Loaf taken to hospital after collapsing on stage
The Canadian Press reports he was taken to a hospital in unknown condition last night.
# jack o'rourke
Irish musician wins international songwriting award
The competition was judged by the likes of Tom Waits.
# Court
Kesha's sexual assault claims against producer are dismissed
The singer claimed Dr Luke violated her rights.
# Dream House
Tenor John McCormack's house in Booterstown is for sale
He was a Count of the Papal Court, don’t you know, so it comes with its own oratory.
# Writing's On The Wall
Sam Smith has been criticised for being 'surprised' racism still exists in 2016
The singer tweeted that he was ‘speechless’ after a friend was ‘racially abused’ in London.
# Rumours
Joe Dolan placed this ad in 1968 offering a reward for information on rumours about him
Dolan said he was worried parents would stop allowing young people to the ballrooms he played in with the Drifters.
# sing out sunday
"Am I moved by your performance? That should be what sells records, more than what you look like"
A top vocal coach shares what it’s like working on hit TV show the Voice.
# really don't care
Everyone's talking about these photos of Demi Lovato in the nip
Their message is seriously inspiring. (Somewhat NSFW pics inside.)
# Bargain
Pay as much or as little as you want to see Enda Kenny sing live in Cork
Okay, it’s not the Enda Kenny you’re thinking of…
# Take a Break
Watch: Amazing video shows opera performer singing all the way through brain surgery
Doctors used Ambroz Bajec-Lapajne’s singing to monitor their work.
# sad news
Imelda May reveals marital split on Facebook to "dispel any bad rumours"
She said that “the papers are running with it soon”.
# Back to Black
"A lot of people said this film would never get made"
“A lot of people said ‘Why do you want to make a film about a junkie?’” said the director, Asif Kapadia. “That’s exactly why I needed to make the film.”
# Recovery
Joni Mitchell is 'talking again but hasn't walked' after aneurysm
The singer is expected to make a full recovery.
# musical memories
Tears, tantrums and Irish pride: What it's really like performing in the Eurovision
We chatted to Brian Kennedy, who represented Ireland back in 2006.
# Back to Black
The trailer for the critically acclaimed Amy Winehouse documentary is finally here
Some critics say it could be headed for an Oscar.
# unresponsive
Friend confirms Joni Mitchell 'not in a coma, and nowhere near giving up'
Media reports last night suggested the singer was in a coma.
# Los Angeles
Joni Mitchell hospitalised after being found unconscious at LA home
The singer is currently in intensive care but it said to be awake.
# love in this storehouse
Usher is in Dublin, and sporting an excellent Guinness moustache
One of the finest we’ve seen. Congrats, Ush.
# UK
Cliff Richard police inquiry 'significantly expanded'
The investigation relates to claims of sexual assault.